Is Religious Abuse A Thing?

Religious abuse, also referred to as spiritual abuse, is a type of abuse that occurs within religious or spiritual communities. This can range from a pastor condemning a church member based on their sexuality to a minister sexually abusing a…

Signs of Emotional Abuse by Parents

Emotional abuse, also known as psychological abuse, is a pattern of behavior perpetuated by a parent that causes a child to experience emotional distress, harms their sense of self-worth, and affects their emotional development. It can include rejection, constant criticism,…

How “Tiger” Parenting affect Childrens?

What Is Tiger Parenting? Tiger parenting is a strict parenting style that pushes children to excel academically at all costs. Specifically, tiger parents tend to micromanage their children’s lives in ensuring they meet their high expectations. There is little to…

Does Having an Alcoholic Parent Affect a Child?

Parents struggling with alcoholism (which experts call “alcohol use disorder” or AUD) may be surprised or concerned to learn about the affect their drinking can have on their children now and through adulthood. Their kids, however, may find relief knowing…

Are You a Alloromantic?

A person who is alloromantic can experience romantic attraction for someone of the opposite gender. They can also have these feelings for the same gender as themself or any other gender. While it is often assumed that all people are…

How to Have the Marriage Conversation

While having a difficult marriage conversation probably isn’t something either of you looks forward to, avoiding certain conversations can cause problems to worsen later on. You and/or your partner might become bitter or angry when things go unresolved, so it’s…

Is Love Bombing Dangerous?

Love bombing occurs when someone “bombs” you with extreme displays of attention and affection. Although it can be a positive aspect at the beginning of a romantic relationship, it can lead to gaslighting and abuse. Psychologists caution it might be…

Can We Predict Domestic Violence?

Most relationships don’t start off abusive or violent, and many intimate relationships never become abusive. Unfortunately, some do. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about one in four women and one in ten men experience intimate…